Tom Mah, president of Continental Seafood Restaurant in Richmond, British Columbia, on Tuesday, the reopening day for BC restaurants that were ordered to halt dine-in trade on March 20. Photo: Supplied
Tom Mah, president of Continental Seafood Restaurant in Richmond, British Columbia, on Tuesday, the reopening day for BC restaurants that were ordered to halt dine-in trade on March 20. Photo: Supplied

The pandemic paradox of Vancouver’s Chinese economy: customers are fans of reopening, and social distancing too

  • A survey shows East Asian people in BC are substantially more enthusiastic than European residents about reopening businesses
  • But East Asians have also been stronger adherents to Covid-19 distancing measures, presenting challenges for business owners

Tom Mah, president of Continental Seafood Restaurant in Richmond, British Columbia, on Tuesday, the reopening day for BC restaurants that were ordered to halt dine-in trade on March 20. Photo: Supplied
Tom Mah, president of Continental Seafood Restaurant in Richmond, British Columbia, on Tuesday, the reopening day for BC restaurants that were ordered to halt dine-in trade on March 20. Photo: Supplied
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